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Jan 19, 2013 8:00am EST
think we need to come together as a country as president obama said and say enough. >> thank you so much for being with us this morning. >> thank you very much. >>> president obama said recently that he likes a good party as much as anyone and he's about to get his chance. after the inauguration ceremonies, washington turns into party town. inaugural parties are paid for with the private donations, and big donors expect some presidential face time and possibly some favors in return. and there's no limit on how much they can give. an investigative reporter sharyl attkisson has more on that. she's at the gramd stands in front of the white house where president obama will be viewing the inaugural parade on monday. sharyl, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca. those who will be sitting here in the prime seats with the president of the united states includes big donors who paid a lot of money for those tickets and this time unlike 2009 there's no limit as to how much a individual or even corporation can give. >> taxpayers pay for the swearing in, the security, and the parade.
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
, the speech president obama will give today, of course will lay out his vision for the country's future. he'll be talking about his hope that the partisan disagreements of washington won't keep the administration and congress from finding some common ground. there'll be more details on february 12th in the state of the union address. mr. obama may be meditating over what he's going to say as he heads from the white house across lafayette park in the next half hour for a prayer service at st. john's church. charlie, norah, gayle? >> bill plante, thank you. with us now are dee dee myers of "vanity fair" magazine and press secretary and author douglas brinkley. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> these inaugurals are always historic. now we have three presidents in a row who have served two terms. that's unusual. it's only happened one other time. you were recently with the president. he's thinking a lot about hesitate second term isn't he? >> absolutely. how did he time manage the first term and can you time manage the second one better. memore more importantly he's looking at abraham l
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
house news conference yesterday, president obama said any confrontation with congress over the debt limit will hurt the american economy. >> shouldn't be surprising given all this talk that the american people think washington is hurting rather than helping the country at the moment. let's finish this debate. let's give our businesses and the world the certainty that our economy and reputation are still second to none. we pay our bills, we handle our business, and then we can move on because america has a lot to do. we've got to create more jobs we've got to boost the wages of those who have work. >> the president didn't mention another potential hit to the economy, higher payroll taxes that are shrinking millions of paychecks every year. jill schlessinger is editor at large for cbs' "money watch." what does this mean for the average person? people are starting to feel it, how much less money is in t in your pay sdmekcheck? >> when you look at the paycheck you'll have a bummed out reaction. $18 to $20 less if you make $50,000 or less it does matter. >> what exactly -- start us off w
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
regulations offered by president obama. in this morning's "new york times" foreign prime minister john howard said he went off gun violence in his country and succeeded. he says the president can do it too. >> mayor michael bloomberg is here in studio 57 with us. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> you believe the country wants change. >> yes. the country, i think it took a tragedy of 26 people, 20 children one time in a nice community in the suburbs. all the video was beautiful. people say they can't do that. keep in mind 33 people die from handguns every day and more die from suicides than those who get killed. >> we were with the president from the nra earlier this morning. >> yep. >> how are you going to overcome the opposition that dees rail's derailed all gun control in the past? >> what you have to do is convince congress this is the right thing to do. you can't force them do it. it's democracy. you can make good arguments. i think you can show you can have your second amendment rights to bear arms for sport, for target practice for hunting, but -- >> people are afraid
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
president obama is now being inaugurated for a second time in this country? >> i know he would be elated. like i said it was his life's work. it was his dream. it was a part of his dream that he had about america. so i know that he would be absolutely elated about this. >> in terms of -- as you look at this, you went through the whole period. you lived through all that. >> yes. >> you look at these two moments as rebecca said coinciding here i mean what were you feeling back then when you were meeting martin luther king? >> oh i was young and i was up for it. i was very happy to be involved in that. it was like at last we're getting a chance to express ourselves and to say we're not going to take this any longer, the things we had to go through, not being able to stay in hotels or eat in restaurants or going to places we wanted to go and some people in the south couldn't drink at the same water fountains and the toilets were all separate and all that. it was a wonderful thing. i felt like a soldier. >> and the miracles had an impact on the civil rights movement to this point. >> thank yo
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am EST
unaccounted for. the government of that country very angry for having launched an assault and of course the group that carry out the attack said it will do more. charlie, norah? >> mark phillips, thank you. >>> and as president obama gets ready to start his second term this morning, the latest cbs/"new york times" poll says 51% of americans approve of what he's doing. 41% disapprove. it's higher than a year ago but less than last month. he has a new official portrait. the white house released it this morning. the photo was takeen in the oval office in early december. and we'll all be in washington on monday with three hours. we'll bring you complete live coverage beginning at 10:00 a.m. eastern time and continuing throughout the day. >> it's going to be fun. >>> it's time to show you reports from "usa today." dreamliner will remain problems until problems with its batteries can be resolved. its lithium ion bat erreys pack more power, but they're known to overheat. >> "the wall street journal" says house republicans are considering a short term debt increase in the limit. that rig
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